Brush Fire in South Canyon Closes I-70 in Both Directions

08/06/20

Crews Remain On-site to monitor and put out hot spots and support the hand crews maintaining the fire lines.

The Right lane of Westbound I-70 will remain closed at MM113 until fire operations are complete.

6:30PM

Westbound I-70 has one lane open.  Expect traffic backup to continue.

6:15PM

Eastbound I-70 is now open.  Expect heavy traffic backups.

4:40PM
(From C-DOT): “Cottonwood Pass Rd is not recommended or accessible due to paving operations on Valley Road and utility work on Cottonwood Pass Rd.”

3:55PM

Westbound I-70 now closed at MM133, Dotsero.

Eastbound Remains closed at MM109, Canyon Creek.

3:00PM

Due to a brush fire in South Canyon, I-70 is closed East & West Bound.

I-70 is closed from MM 114 to MM 109.

Fire crews are on-site and starting to attack the fire.

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